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Please Let Enjoy a Seniors Experience (PLEASE)

Year: 2015

FUNDED BY: Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME)

COORDINATOR: ANAS Italia

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés

AIM: Develop tourism product concept applied to 4 member States for senior travellers.

CONSORTIUM:

• ANAS Italia
• Regional Government of Thessaly
• ISEST
• MACTT
• Universitat de València – Polibienestar Research Institute
• Personal Konsult-GP
• Dependentias
• Abruzzo.com
• COMSCO

Reference: 699512

Developing and Evaluating Skills for Creativity and Innovation (DESCI)

 

Year: 2015

Duration: From: 01/09/2015   To: 31/08/2018

Funded by: Erasmus +, KA2 Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices – Strategic Partnership for School Education

Coordinator: Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR)

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés

Aim: To develop a methodology that would make technical teaching and voccational training easier. To make sure that modularity and simplicity are guaranteed with the use of ICTs.

CONSORTIUM:

  • Assoknowledge Servizi SRL (IT)
  • FormaScienza (IT)
  • Istituto Tecnico Tecnologico ENRICO FERMI (IT)
  • Ethniko Kai Kapodistriako Panepistimio Athinon (GR)
  • Science View (GR)
  • Protypo Peiramatiko Gymnasio Athinas (GR)
  • Universitat de València – Polibienestar Research Institute (SP)

Reference: 2015-1-IT02-KA201-015417

Assistive Living Training and Skills (ALTAS)

Funded by: Erasmus +

Coordinator: David Horsfield (NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group)

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés

Aim: Improvement of learning experiences for socio-health professionals. Rising of awareness about the importance of using technology daily.

Consortium: NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group; Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust; HF Trust Limited; EDGE HILL UNIVERSITY; Universidad Politécnica de Valencia; Smarter Futures; University College Lillebaelt; Municipality of Kvinesdal; Instituto Polibienestar

Reference: 2015-1-UK01-KA202-013710

Support services for child victims of violence in Estonia, Finland, Slovenia and Spain.

Year: 2015

Period: 2015-2016

Funded by: Daphne

Coordinator: NGO Estonian Advice Centres

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés, Francisco Ródenas and Estrella Durá (Polibienestar)

Aim:  The overall objective of the project is the improved ability and capacity of the project partner countries to assist and support children who have fallen victim to violence or who have witnessed violence. This will be achieved through raising the administrative and functional capacity of organisations active in the field, developing nationwide and cross-border co-operation networks.

Consortium:

The partnership consists of the following organisations:

  • NGO Estonian Advice Centres (EAC, abikeskused.ee)
  • Estonian Social Insurance Board (ENSIB, ensib.ee)
  • Finnish Rape Crisis Centre Tukinainen (FRCC, https://www.tukinainen.fi/)
  • Slovenian Nora Institute (NI, http://www.logout.si/)
  • Spanish Research Institute on Social Welfare Policy at the Valencia University (Polibienestar, http://www.polibienestar.org/).

Reference: JUST/2014/SPOB/AG/VICT

Userdriven Social Enterprises

Year: 2015

Period: From Sep. 2015 to Sep. 2017

Funded by: Erasmus+

Coordinator: Jacques Geurts, project manager de ADO Icarus vzw

IP SPAIN: Jordi Garcés Ferrer, director de Polibienestar (Universidad de Valencia)

Aim:

The first aim of the project is to bring together and to exchange know-how and experience about ‘user-driven organisations’ and ‘social enterprises’ for people with disabilities from different member states of the EU. On the other hand, disabled service-users who already take responsibility in managing, running and controlling user-driven organisations or who want to play this role in the future will be trained. Finally, other aim is to propagate, discuss and confront the concept and the functioning of user-driven social enterprises during the open seminars, designed for local disabled users, social services, educational institutes and authorities, and by means of the project website and other dissemination channels.

Consortium:

  • ADO Icarus vzw , Hasselt (Bélgica)
  • Universidad de Valencia, Valencia (España)
  • Spoleczna Akademia Nauk, Lodz (Polonia)
  • Birmingham Disability Resource Centre, Birmingham (Reino Unido)
  • Turkiye Omurilik Felclileri Dernegi, Bakirkoy (Turquía)
  • Sdrujenie”Socialen center Burgas”, Burgas (Bulgaria)

 Reference: 2015-1-BE02-KA202-012268

Appropriate care paths for frail elderly patients: a comprehensive model (APPCARE)

Funded by: 3rd Health Programme 2015 – 2018

Coordinator: Azienda unità locale socio sanitaria Nº 9 Treviso

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

Aim:Personalised services for the elderly patients: a comprehensive model. It is aimed at European health systems and the challenges they face when trying to respond the growing demand of a comprehensive service as a consequence of people’s ageing.

Consortium: Azienda unità locale socio sanitaria Nº 9 Treviso (Italia), Grupo di Recerca Geriatrica (Italia), Erasmus Medical Center (Holanda) y Universidad de Valencia – Polibienestar.

Reference: 664689

Strengthening the nurses and health care professionals’ capacity to deliver culturally competent and compassionate care (IENE4)

Funded by: Erasmus +

Coordinator: Rena Papadopoulos (Middlesex University

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés

Aim: Increasing the training quality for medical assistantsin the tasks of giving supportive service and in order to increase these professionals’ cultural competence.

Consortium: Middlesex University; University College Lillebaelt; EDUNET; Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese; Marmara University; Cyprus Univeristy of Technology; Instituto Polibienestar

Reference: 2014-1-UK01-KA202-001659

Urban Health Centre 2.0: Integrated health and social care pathways, early detection of frailty, management of polypharmacy and prevention of falls for active and healthy ageing in European cities (UCHE)

Funded by: Second Health Programme of the European Commission 2014-2017

COORDINATOR: Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

Aim: Producing and spreading an innovative, transferable model that will be easy to implement at urban health centres in order to promote active and healthy ageing in European cities.

CONSORTIUM: Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam (Holanda); City of Rotterdam (Holanda); University of Applied Science Rotterdam (Holanda); Polibienestar Research Institute – Universitat de València (España); AGE Platform Europe; European Local Inclusion and Social Action Network (ELISAN), Zorg Op Noord (Holanda), University of Rijeka (Croacia),Anonimi Etairia Erevnas, Kainotomias Kai Anaptiksis Tilematikis Texnologias – VIDAVO A.E.(Grecia);Municipality of Pallini (Grecia);University of Manchester (Reino Unido);Croatian Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Health Economics (Croacia)

Reference:  533157

Activation of Stratification and Results of the interventions on frail patients of Healthcare Services (ASSEHS)

Funded by: Second Health Programme of the European Commission 2014-2016

COORDINATOR: Centro de Excelencia Internacional en Investigación sobre Cronicidad – Kronikgune

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

Aim:To contribute to the challenge of implementing stratification strategies in the European Union, which would increase sustainability of the health systems.

CONSORTIUM: Asociación centro de excelencia internacional en investigacion sobre cronicidad (kronikgune); Agency of Puglia Fondazione Mario Negri Sud (AReS Puglia); Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Montpellier (CHRU Montpellier); Servicio Vasco de Salud (OSAKIDETZA); Philips Research Europe – Care Management Solutions (Philips Research); Instituto de investigación en políticas de bienestar social – Universitat de Valencia (UVEG); Telbios S.p.A. (TLB); Ticsalut foundation: technology, information and health (TICSALUT);

Reference: 529811

Solutions Against Violence in Europe (SAVE)

FUNDED BY: Daphne III Programme

COORDINATOR: Azienda unità locale socio sanitaria Nº 9 Treviso

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

AIM:  Improving quality of prevention and detection systems regarding violence against children in Europe. Limiting violence effects on victims in the médium/long term through a modular intervention model. Polibienestar leads the creation of a TIC tool that will improve the response quality in the cases of violence against children in Europe.

CONSORTIUM: Veneto Region, Daphne Association, FIVE ez, Emma Zavod – Center for Psychological Care for Victims of Violence, Region of Crete, Municipality of Cluj and Instituto de Investigación Polibienestar

Reference: 5804

Thematic Network Innovation for age-friendly environments in the European Union [Red temática de innovación para entornos amigables con la edad en la Unión Europea] – AFE-Innovnet.

FUNDED BY:  European Commission’s framework programme for competitiveness and innovation.

COORDINATOR: Age Platform Europe AISBL

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

AIM: To establish a community of people interested in working together on innovative, intelligent measures for active, healthy ageing. Polibienestar leads the support work for innovative initiatives that favor age friendly environments.

CONSORTIUM: Conseil Des Communes et Regions D’Europe-Association, Instituto de Investigación Polibienestar Universitat de València, Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek – TNO, PAU Education SL, Louth County Council, Azienda per I Servici Sanitari n 5 Bassa Friulana, Office of Commissioner for Older People in Wales, Manchester City Council, Academisch Ziekenhuis Groningen, Tamperen Kaupunki, Stockholms Stad, Ville de Bruxeless-Service Seniors, Miasto Stoleczne Warszawa, Municipality of Ljubljana, Eurohealthnet ASBL, Alzheimer Europe, Dundalk Institute of Technology, Conseil regional de Franche-Comté, European Social Network, INOVAMAIS-Servicos de Consultadoria em Inovacao Tecnologica SA, Urzad Miasta Krakowa, Frederica Kommune, Vereniging Voor Vlaamse Steden en Gemeente, Kuldiga District Municipal Agency “The Social Service”, Fundaçao para o Desenvolvimento Social do Porto, Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche, JZ SOCIO, Javni Zavod za Sozialnovardstvene Dejavnosti Celje y Tallinna Linn.

Reference: 62097

Equal Opportunities to Social Inclusion for Autistic Children (EOSIAC)

FUNDED BY: Life Long Learning; Grundtvig Learning Partnerships

COORDINATOR: Cornelia Pasare (Save the Children, Dolj)

IP SPAIN: Estrella Durá and Francisco Ródenas

AIM: To integrate in our public education programmes a higher number of children suffering from autism aged 5-10. This will be done through educational measures for parents and professionals and inclusion and good practices methodologies will be implemented.

CONSORTIUM: Save the Children, Dolj; Innovation in Learning Institute at the Friedrich-Alexander, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU); ASIS – Consorzio Cooperative Sociali; Silifke Özel Eğitim Uygulama Merkezi; Bulgarian Dyslexia Association; Instituto Polibienestar.

Reference: 2013-1-RO1-GRU06-29490

Meeting the health literacy needs of immigrant populations [Conociendo las necesidades de formación de la población inmigrante] – MEET.  

FUNDED BY: European Commission’s Life-Long Learning Programme

COORDINATOR: Oxfam Italia

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

AIM: To strengthen diversity and interculturality in the immigrant community, and favour acquisition of competences related to immigration in the health care centres. This will be implemented through the development of a Community-based Health Education – CHE) that involves health professionals and members in the immigrant communities.

CONSORTIUM: Cardet, Instituto Superiore di Sanita, Verein Multikulturel, Research Innovation and Transformation e Instituto de Investigación Polibienestar Universitat de València.

Reference: 540139-LLP-1-2013-1-IT-GRUNDTVIG-GMP

Collective Awareness Platforms for Improving Accessibility in European Cities Regions [Plataformas de Sensibilización Colectiva para mejorar la Accesibilidad en las Ciudades y Regiones Europeas] – CAP4ACCESS.  

FUNDED BY: Seventh Framework Programme

COORDINATOR: Empirica Gessellschaft Fuer Kommunikations und Technologie Forshung MBH

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

AIM: To develop measures and tools for the collection and Exchange of information in order to improve spatial accessibility. Polibienestar leads the work package on political recommendations related to the use of means of collective participation for social innovation with the aim of improving accessibility of target groups. To coordinate the pilot implemented in the city of Elche, where activities of citizen participation activities are being developed.

CONSORTIUM: Zentrum Fuer Soziale Innovation, Instituto de Investigación Polibienestar Universitat de València, Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft Zur Foerderung der Angewandten Forschung E.V., Socialhelden EV; Ruprecht-Karls-Universitaet Heidelberg, Mapping for Change CIC, University Coleege London, Ayuntamiento de Elche.

Reference: FP7-ICT-2013-10

Final recommendations

Innovative Social and Employment Policies for Inclusive and Resilient Labour Markets in Europe (INSPIRES)

FUNDED BY: EU Seventh Research Framework Programme

COORDINADOR: Erasmus University Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

AIM: To increase the practical knowledge on the factors that affect positively and negatively the resilience and inclusion of labour markets. It also aims to explain the differences among countries and labour markets, and the position of certain vulnerable groups in the labour market.

CONSORTIUM: Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (Netherlands); Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium); Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh (United Kingdom); Universitat de Valencia UVEG (Spain); Fondation pour un institut de hautes etudes en administration publique IDHEAP (Switzerland); Budapesti corvinus egyetem (Hungary); Stockholms Universitet (Sweden); University of KENT UNIKENT (United Kingdom); Universitaet Duisburg-Essen (Germany); Universiteit Utrecht (Netherlands); Panteion University of social and political sciences- UPSPS (Greece); Universita’ degli Studi di Urbino Carlo Bo (Italy); Evropsko sredisce maribor  (Slovenia)

Reference: SSH.2012.1.3-2-320121

Responding to Child to Parent Violence/ Respondiendo a la violencia filio-parental

Year: 2012

Period: 2013 – 2015

FUNDED BY: Daphne

COORDINATOR: University of Brighton

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés, Francisco Ródenas and Estrella Durá (Polibienestar)

AIM: Responding to Child to Parent Violence (RCPV) examined whether violent and abusive behaviour by teenage children towards parents/carers can be changed in 5 European countries. It explored the ways practitioners respond to the problem focussing on two European-based interventions – Break4Change and Non Violent Resistance.

CONSORTIUM: The partnership was led by the University of Brighton working with Brighton and Hove City Council (BHCC), England; National Association XXI Century Rhodopa Mountain Initiative, Bulgaria; Brighton and Hove City Council (BHCC), England; National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG); Polibienestar Research Institute, University of Valencia, Spain and Åmåls Kommun, Sweden.

Reference: JUST/2012/DAP/AG/3086

Alzheimer: tremplin intergénérationnel d’insertion sociale et professionnelle [Alzheimer: trampolín intergeneracional para la integración social y profesional]

FUNDED BY: VP PROGRESS 2010

COORDINATOR: CEAS du Var (France)

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

AIM: Contributing to maintenance and rebuilding of social links between Alzheimer patients and their families through activities that will be focused on care of dependents. Polibienestar contributed as a project partner and took care of the production of materials for the implementation of theoretical and practical activities in Spain that involved peoople at risk of exclusion, Alzheimer patients and their families.

CONSORTIUM: Le CEAS du Var (coordinador); Moissons Nouvelles; Instituto de Investigación Polibinestar – Universitat de València; Sociedad Española de Asistencia Sociosanitaria – SEAS; MATR’ISCO

Reference: VP/2010/007/0129

Smart technologies for self-service to seniors in social housing (HOST)

FUNDED BY: Ambient Assisted Living

COORDINATOR: Françoise Abry (OPAC du Rhône)

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés

AIM: The development of smart technologies for self-service to seniors in social housing.

CONSORTIUM: FINABITA; Nottingham Community Housing; ADAMA; National Research Council Construction Technologies Institute CNR‐ITC; Conseil Général du Rhône / ERASME; Grenoble University; Triple Play; BIO RESULT; Instituto Polibienestar.

Reference: AAL-2010-3-041

Be Supportive, Not violent! Positive parenting for happy children!

FUNDED BY: Daphne III

COORDINATOR: Emilia Saulescu (Romanian Society for Lifelong Learning – SREP)

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

AIM: Rising awareness on the negative effects of corporal and verbal punishment to chidren, as well as the development of positive parenthood at all types of environments.

CONSORTIUM: Romanian Society for Lifelong Learning – SREP; Save the Children Romania; Nobody’s Children Foundation; Establishment “Center against abuse Dardedze”; Municipality of Sassuolo; Municipality of Åmål; Instituto Polibienestar

Reference: JUST/2010/DAP3/AG/1059-30

European Network of Social Authorities for Youth – Red Europea de Autoridades Sociales para la Juventud – ENSA Y

FUNDED BY: European Commission’s programme Youth in Action

COORDINATOR: Regione del Veneto

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

AIM: Fostering social policies and their application in the field of youth having into account the added value of private and public institutions in promoting active participation of young people in democratic life, inclusion of young people with fewer opportunities and no formal education.

CONSORTIUM: COGES- Societa Cooperativa Sociale, Comunidad de Madrid – DG Juventud, Governmental Department of Public Health District Rotterdam, Kalithea Rhodes Municipality, Kleiz ZLW, MA 11 EU-Förderreferat, Instituto de Investigación Polibienestar – Universitat de València.

Gouvernance de la qualité de l’air dans les villes méditerranéennes

YEAR: 2012

PERIOD: 47 meses

FUNDED BY: The ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme 2007/2013

COORDINATOR: Institut de la Méditerranée (France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur)

IP SPAIN UV: Dr. Francisco J. Ródenas Rigla

AIM: GOUV’AIRNANCE aims to reduce urban air pollution in the Mediterranean by the establishment of means of measurements and an integrated territorial governance of air quality in four Mediterranean cities: Tripoli (Lebanon), Aqaba (Jordan), Valencia (Spain) and Marseille (France). The project’s objective is reducing the health impact of air pollution in these cities, thanks to a better understanding of air quality in each area and information for citizens, including sensitive populations. The project also proposes to promote the integration of emission reduction measures as an essential dimension of sustainable urban planning documents.

CONSORTIUM:

  1. Ville de Marseille (France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur)
  2. ATMO PACA (France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur)
  3. Institut Valencien de l’Édification (Espagne, Comunidad Valenciana)
  4. University of Valencia – ERI Polibienestar (Espagne, Comunidad Valenciana)
  5. Communauté urbaine d’Al Fayhaa (Liban)
  6. Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority – Ben Hayyan International Laboratories (Jordanie, Al-Aqaba)

 

Reference: Nº 3/156 DU 02/02/2012

Web: http://gouvairnance.eu

FRIENDS ONLINE

FUNDED BY: DAPHNE III

COORDINATOR: Partille Municipality (Sweden)

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

AIM: To contribute to create a safe Europe for the benefit of children and youngsters implementing values related to digital communication. Polibienestar carried out a transnational plan to develop research and assessment of the project.

CONSORTIUM: Partille Municipality; ERI-Polibienestar; The Friends Foundation Pupils against Bullying; Comitato Regionale per le Comunicazioni del Veneto Corecom; Societatea Romana Pentru Educatie Permanenta

Reference: JLS/2008/DAP3/AG/1275

Health systems and long-term care for older persons in Europe – Modelling the INTERfaces and LINKS between prevention, rehabilitation, quality of services and informal care (INTERLINKS)

FUNDED BY: EU Seventh Research Framework Programme

COORDINATOR: European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research (Austria)

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

AIM: To develop a framework for the long-term older people with the purpose of identifying deficiencies in this group of people and put forward solutions that will help the carers and managers to assess and improve their services.

CONSORTIUM: European Centre for Social Welfare Policy and Research; University of Continuing Education Kres; Ecole d´études sociales et pédagogiques; iUniversity of Southern Denmark, Institute of Cliniclal Research, Research Unit of Nuersing; Institud de Recherche et Documetnation en Economie de la Santé; National Research and Development Centre for Welfare and Health; instutut für Sozialforschung gGmbH/ Social Science Research Centre Berlin; CMT PROOPTIKI LTD; UNIVERSITAT DE VALENCIA- ERI POLIBIENESTAR; Studio Come S.r.l; Stichting Vilans; Institút pre výskum práce a rodiny/ Institute for Labour and Family Research; INstitut of public health of the Republic of Slovenia; Forum/Centrum fór Vardutveckling; U(niversity of Kent; The University of Birmingham.

Reference: 223037

Free Movement and Equal Opportunities for All (LivingAll)

FUNDED BY: FP6 Scientific Support to Policies –Programme “Integrating and Strengthening the European Research Area”

COORDINATOR: Polibienestar Research Institute

IP SPAIN: Jorge Garcés Ferrer

AIM:Supporting free movement and equal opportunities for disabled people.

CONSORTIUM: ERI Polibienestar, Compass Sozial UND, Sociedad Española de Asistencia Sociosanitaria, Association Nationale pour le logement des personnes hanicapées, Consellería de Territorio y Urbanismo, CNR National Research Council Construction Technilogies Institute, Viena University of Technology, Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, Norges Byggforskningsintitutt, Habinteg Housing Association LTD, Innovaciones Sociosanitarias.

Reference: 044359